Google Sponsoring 'Deep Sky' Party At Empty Lawrenceville Pool
Leslie Park Pool To Host Free Astronomy Event
POSTED: 9:57 pm EDT July 21, 2010
UPDATED: 12:10 pm EDT July 22, 2010
LAWRENCEVILLE, Pa. -- Deep Sky Urban Star Party will be held at the empty Leslie Park Pool on Butler Street from 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday."What this means is that we can really revitalize something that was just a garbage filled pit, a blighted space in our neighborhood," said Deborah Knox, of Lawrenceville.The event will feature five professional telescopes from the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, as well as music and a "SkyMap" demonstration from Google engineers.Admission is free.The city closed Leslie Park Pool in 2003.Google is sponsoring a fundraiser to help revitalize Lawrenceville at a local pool this weekend, but there's just one catch: those in attendance won't need to bring their bathing suits.The
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